TERMS AND CONDITIONS &
- What is personal data?
- What is sensitive personal data?
- What is a Data Controller? Who is the Data Protection Officer?
- What is a Data Processor?
- What is Data Processing?
- What information do I collect and how?
- How do I use personal information?
- Will I use personal information to contact users?
- What is the legal basis for processing personal data?
- When do I share personal data?
- Where do I store and process personal data?
- How do I secure personal data?
- How long do I keep your personal data for?
- EU Citizens: Your rights in relation to personal information
- NON-EU Citizens: Your rights in relation to personal information
- Use of automated decision-making and profiling
- Use of web fonts
- Use of affiliate links
- Linking to other websites / third party content
- Contact Information
WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA?
Personal data means any information about a human which makes this particular human identifiable, including (but not limited to):
- Contact information (like address, email, phone numbers, fax numbers)
- Insurance details
- Employment history and details
- Financial, Tax & Accounting information
WHAT IS SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA?
Sensitive personal data means personal data which relates to information such as:
- Medical history
- Racial or ethnic origin
- Religious or philosophical beliefs
- Political opinion
- Trade union activities
- Criminal history
- Biometric data
WHAT IS A DATA CONTROLLER?
AND WHO IS THE DATA PROTECTION OFFICER?
For the general data protection regulation (GDPR), the term “data controller” means the person or organisation deciding how and for what purpose any personal data is processed.
The data controller is Samuel Zimmermann Photography, PO Box 637, Mullumbimby, New South Wales, 2482, Australia.
The data protection officer is Samuel Zimmermann who can be contacted at the above address or via the contact details at the bottom of this page.
WHAT IS A DATA PROCESSOR?
A data processor is a person or organisation which processes personal data and/or sensitive personal data for the data controller.
WHAT IS DATA PROCESSING?
Data processing describes any manual or automated operation or set of operations performed on personal data or sets of it. Examples include collection, recording, organising, structuring, storing, adapting, altering, retrieving, consulting, using, disclosing by transmission, disseminating or making available, aligning or combining, restricting, erasure or destruction of data.
WHAT INFORMATION DO I COLLECT AND HOW?
Samuelzimmermann.com collects data via forms on this website, via email (if someone emails me) and via phone (if someone calls me). I may collect the following information:
- Full name and title
- Any address, email addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and online contact details such as Skype ID
- How you heard of samuelzimmermann.com
- Email preferences
- Professional qualification details
- Any information or documents you directly communicate to me via mail, email, phone conversations and/or online communication systems such as Skype
I only collect information which I expect to help me provide an excellent service and experience to my visitors.
I may collect and process sensitive personal data including financial information if it is expressly communicated to me.
HOW DO I USE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Samuelzimmermann.com uses personal information to provide a photography showcase, to reply to enquiries and possibly to advertise to customers. Specifically, personal information is used for:
- liasing with visitors
- meeting compliance standards in dealing with visitors
- personalisation of content, business information or user experience (e.g. through loading website content from a server near the visitor’s location through a Content Delivery Network to speed loading times and improve the visitor experience)
- delivering marketing communication
- internal research and development purposes
- legal obligations
WILL I USE PERSONAL INFORMATION TO CONTACT USERS?
From time to time I may send website updates or other relevant information to interested users by email. Users may unsubscribe from operational and marketing emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.
WHAT IS THE LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA?
Samuelzimmermann.com, as a Data Controller, is bound by the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The legal ground for processing your personal data is formed by the consent you give to samuelzimmermann.com when contacting me via my website forms or browsing my website. You can withdraw or manage your consent by contacting me; for contact details please refer to the bottom of this policy.
WHEN DO I SHARE PERSONAL DATA?
Samuelzimmermann.com is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of this website. I will not disclose your personal information unless you ask me or it is necessary in order to complete a task you asked me to perform to or I am legally required to share it.
WHERE DO I STORE AND ACCESS PERSONAL DATA?
Samuelzimmermann.com stores and processes data across the globe. This website and the information it contains are stored in Australia in a secure hosting environment. Some of my third-party providers are located outside of the EU. Where this is the case I will take steps to ensure suitable security measures are in place to protect your privacy rights as outlined in this policy. By providing me with your personal information and/or sensitive personal information you agree to this transfer, storing and/or processing. My third-party suppliers in the U.S. are part of the “Privacy Shield” where participating companies are considered to have suitable data protection.
HOW DO I SECURE PERSONAL DATA?
We have taken steps to ensure your information is treated securely with samuelzimmermann.com. If you want to be sure that any information you provide me with is secure, please visit the 128 Bit SSL-encrypted version of this website via https://samuelzimmermann.com/contact/. To check whether my website is currently secure simply look for a lock icon in or near the address bar of your web browser (where you can see the https://samuelzimmermann.com.com.au/). If the icon is present my website is secure. If you can’t see the icon you can also open this website on a different browser to see if you can see it there.
For information which you send to me directly via email I strive to protect your personal information. However, this information channel is not entirely under my control and so I cannot guarantee the security of any information you send to me in this way. It is at your own risk.
HOW LONG DO I KEEP PERSONAL DATA?
I typically retain personal data for 5 years to ensure I can reference a past enquiry correctly. Some information may be kept longer, especially if it is stored in my backup systems. If you would like me to remove, alter or present any or all information I hold about you please contact me; for contact details please see the bottom of this policy.
EU CITIZENS: YOUR RIGHTS IN RELATION TO PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you are a citizen of the European Union you have the following rights under the GDPR:
Right of access to personal information
You have the right to request a copy of the information samuelzimmermann.com holds about you. If you would like a copy of some or of all your personal information, please contact the data protection officer in writing (contact details are available at the bottom of this page). samuelzimmermann.com will respond to your request within one month of receipt of the request.
Right of correction and deletion
It is important to samuelzimmermann.com that your personal information is accurate and current. If you would like samuelzimmermann.com to correct or remove information, please contact the data protection officer in writing (contact details are available at the bottom of this page).
Right of withdrawal of consent
You can withdraw your consent for storing and processing your information any time. If you would like to do so, please contact the data protection officer in writing (contact details are available at the bottom of this page).
Right of data portability
You have the right to receive all personal data which samuelzimmermann.com holds of you, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transmit this data to another data controller without delay from the current data controller (samuelzimmermann.com) if:
(a) The processing is based on consent or on a contract, and
(b) The processing is carried out by automated means.
If you would like to request a copy of your data, please contact the data protection officer in writing (contact details are available at the bottom of this page).
Right to be Forgotten
You have the right to have all information that samuelzimmermann.com holds about you deleted. If you would like to do so, please contact the data protection officer in writing (contact details are available at the bottom of this page).
Right to lodge a complaint
If you think that your personal data has not been processed in accordance with the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. This authority in Australia is the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
NON-EU CITIZENS: YOUR RIGHTS IN RELATION TO PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you are not a citizen of the EU, the following applies to you:
Individuals wishing to gain access to their private information or make corrections to it will be granted access only when a request has been made in writing to the Data Protection Officer and sufficient proof of identification is given.
Where samuelzimmermann.com is not legally required to provide an individual with access to their personal information, such as frivolous or vexatious requests (as outlined in the Privacy Act), access may be denied. A request for access to personal information that may be deemed unlawful (according to the Privacy Act) may be denied.
USE OF AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING AND PROFILING
I may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that I can contact you with information relevant to you. I may make use of extra information about you when it is available from external sources to help me do this effectively.
Due to the complexity of achieving GDPR compliance with Google Analytic’s tracking cookies this website is currently not utilising Google Analytics or similar cookies to actively track visitors. However, this website may still utilise cookies to ensure the proper display and function of the website. Some third-part integrations, such as Instagram, may be placing cookies on this website to ensure proper display and function of their integration as well as tracking.
Cookies used for tracking usually contain information like a website’s name and a unique user ID. By using tracking cookies, services like Google Analytics record which website you came from to get here, how long you stay for, what kind of device you’re using, what you’re looking at on this website and quite a bit more.
This tracking information gives me a better understanding about what kind of people come to my website and what content they’re reading. This allows me to make better decisions about design and content. Occasionally, I will compile aggregate statistics based on the information provided by Google Analytics. No personally identifying data is included in this type of reporting. All of my tracking activity falls within the bounds of the Google Analytics Terms of Service.
USE OF WEB FONTS
Samuelzimmermann.com uses web fonts to make this website more aesthetically appealing. In a similar way to a gallery, this website is designed to showcase the presented photographic art in the best possible way, which here includes the use of web fonts. By using web fonts some visitor information (like the IP address) is passed on to the server which hosts the web font(s). If you do not want further information to be passed on to Google’s and/or Adobe’s servers please do not visit this website.
USE OF AFFILIATE LINKS
Samuelzimmermann.com uses affiliate links on this website and endeavours to signify each affiliate link by appending the phrase: (affiliate link)
Since samuelzimmermann.com cannot guarantee each link will be signified, you should assume that any links leading you to products or services are affiliate links that I will receive compensation from at no additional cost to you. I only have affiliate agreements with products or services that I truly feel will deliver value to you.
LINKING TO OTHER WEBSITES / THIRD PARTY CONTENT
samuelzimmermann.com publishes information on its sites as a convenience to its visitors. While samuelzimmermann.com attempts to provide accurate and timely information, there may be inadvertent technical or factual inaccuracies and typographical errors. Samuelzimmermann.com reserves the right to make corrections and changes to the site at any time without notice. The samuelzimmermann.com products described in its site may not be available in your region. samuelzimmermann.com does not claim that the information in the site is appropriate to your jurisdiction or that the products described in its site will be available for purchase in all jurisdictions. samuelzimmermann.com operates its site in Australia. Visitors assume all responsibility and risk with respect to their use of the site. samuelzimmermann.com disclaims all warranties express or implied, with regard to information accessed from or via the site. samuelzimmermann.com does not warrant that the site is free of computer viruses, bugs or other harmful components. samuelzimmermann.com does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free or that errors will be detected or corrected. samuelzimmermann.com does not assume any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, reliability or usefulness of the information disclosed or accessed through the sites. samuelzimmermann.com does not have any duty to update its site or modify the content or code, and samuelzimmermann.com shall not be liable for its failure to update such information. It is your responsibility to verify any information contained in the site before relying upon it.
I no event shall samuelzimmermann.com be liable for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages, or any other damages of whatever kind resulting from whatever cause, including but not limited to loss of use, loss of profits, loss of data, or any other type of damage, tangible or intangible in nature, arising out of or in any way related to the use or performance or access of the samuelzimmermann.com site.
samuelzimmermann.com reserves the right to withdraw access to the sites or to revise the services and products described in the site at any time without notice. samuelzimmermann.com may at any time revise the terms and conditions contained in this Legal Statement by updating this posting. You are bound by any revisions and should periodically visit this page to review the current terms and conditions which apply to your use of the site. The invalidity of any term, condition or provision of this Legal Statement shall not affect the enforceability of those portions of the Legal Statement deemed enforceable by applicable courts of law.
Email: Please use the contact form on the contact page
Mail: Samuel Zimmermann Photography, PO Box 637, Mullumbimby, New South Wales, 2482, Australia.